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weighting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Wages
weightingweight‧ing /ˈweɪtɪŋ/ noun [singular, uncountable]  British EnglishBEW additional money that you get paid because of the high cost of living in a particular area salary £24,000 plus £2,400 London weighting
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weightingEach of the 15 factors is given a weighting, so that the total weighting for the 15 factors comes to 25.This understanding of the subject matter contains an implicit weighting of the priorities.It also offers perimeter weighting, greater face thickness than any steel driver and feel and sound comparable with persimmon.In this case, the relative weighting of lexical:syntax:semantics could be 4:2:1.Images can be produced which reflect either T1 weighting, T2 weighting, or a combination of both.The consequence of this weighting is that young children are rarely taught by men.Top weighting had to be achieved by the disposition of proportion, ornament and light.
From Longman Business Dictionaryweightingweight‧ing /ˈweɪtɪŋ/ noun [singular, uncountable]1British EnglishHUMAN RESOURCES additional money paid to someone because of the higher costs of living in a particular area SYN COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCEThe salary is £35,000 a year, including aLondon weighting allowance.2STATISTICS an additional value given to certain figures in a calculation, in order to allow for their importanceThe bonus formula assigns a 20% weighting to profits and another 20% weighting to market share.
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